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HP DreamColor LP2480zx Black-Silver 24" 6ms(GtoG) HDMI Pivot, Swivel & Height Adjustable Widescreen Professional Display w/ LED Backlight & DreamColor Engine 250 cd/m2 1000:1

  • 1920 x 1200
  • 1000:1
  • DVI DisplayPort HDMI
  • 178°(H) / 178°(V)
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Indulge yourself in one billion colors with the world's only 30-bit HP LP2480zx LED professional display. This HP DreamColor Engine powered display is brings your movie, photos and games to life with the deeper colors, CRT-class black, and programmable white, showing the contents as they are intended to be, perfect for the serious design and other color-critical work.

Diverse digital and analog inputs offer easy connection to your AV equipments, such as Blu-ray player, HD game console, satellite receiver and more. Adjustable design allows you to always work in perfect position with maximum comforts and productivity throughout the day. As an added bonus, the built in USB hub enables convenient connection to your peripherals for maximum simplicity.

Get the HP LP2480zx today and immerse yourself in the life-like colors.

  • newegg Unprecedented Picture Quality Powered by the HP DreamColor Engine technology, this world's only 30-bit color-critical monitor displays everything as they are intended to be with one billion colors, CRT-class black and customizable white. And you can customize up to seven color space presets, including sRGB, Adobe RGB, Rec. 709, DCI-P3 emulation (97%), and full gamut.
  • newegg LED Technology Utilizing the LED backlight technology, the HP LP2480zx provides outstanding picture quality with brighter white, darker white and more clearly defined grays while saving the energy.
  • newegg Comprehensive Input Connectors Multiple input connectors including DisplayPort, HDMI, analog, DVI-I, component video, S-video, and composite video offer easy connection to a wide range of AV entertainment equipment.
  • newegg Ergonomic Design You can adjust the monitor to a personalized position with the adjustable tilt, swivel, height, and 90-degree pivot rotation features for maximum comforts.
  • newegg USB Hub A built-in USB hub allows you to connect your peripherals conveniently, eliminating the hassle of bending down or groping for USB port.

Learn more about the Hewlett-Packard DreamColor LP2480zx (GV546A8#ABA)


DreamColor LP2480zx (GV546A8#ABA)
Cabinet Color
Black / Silver


Screen Size
LED Backlight
Recommended Resolution
1920 x 1200
Viewing Angle
178°(H) / 178°(V)
Pixel Pitch
Display Colors
Over one billion active colors (30-bit)
250 cd/m2
Contrast Ratio
Response Time
12ms, 6ms(GTG)
Horizontal Refresh Rate
24 - 80 kHz
Vertical Refresh Rate
47 - 61 Hz
Display Type


Input Video Compatibility
Digital, S-Video, Composite, Component
DVI-I, DisplayPort, HDMI, Component (YPbPr), S-Video, Composite
S-Video, Composite, Component
USB 2.0


Power Supply
100 - 240 VAC, 50/60Hz
Power Consumption
max: 90W
10 W in "sleep" mode; 3W in "off" mode


User Controls
Buttons or Switches: Function Select, Input Select/Exit OSD, Plus (+), Minus (-), Menu/Select, Power

OSD Languages Chinese (simplified), Dutch, English, Spanish, French, Italian, Japanese

OSD Functions (partial list):
Color Space, Brightness, Color Temp, Reset to Factory Cal., Reset to Last, Black Level, Overdrive, Custom Scaling, Crop (L-C-R), PIP Control, Auto Adjust, H Position, V Position, Clock, Clock Phase, Hue, Saturation, Language, Intuitive OSD supporting key features of monitor
Stand Adjustments
Height, Pivot, Swivel, Tilt
Built-in TV Tuner
Built-in Speakers
HDCP Support
Color gamut: 133%NTSC


16.7 - 20.67" x 22.24" x 10"
27.5 lbs.
Temperature Range
41 Degree to 95 Degree F (5 to 35 Degree C)
Humidity Range
20% to 80%, non-condensing

Manufacturer Warranty

3 years limited
3 years limited

Quick Info


  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 3 years
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 3 years

Customer Reviews of the Hewlett-Packard DreamColor LP2480zx (GV546A8#ABA)

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  • Jeff F.
  • 7/9/2013 3:35:28 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year

5 out of 5 eggsGreat Monitor

Pros: Ive been using this monitor for large amounts of photo editing for about a year, and it is by far the best one I've ever owned. The colors, contrast, and clarity are all spot on. Compared to the price points of the competitors, this thing is still the best bang for your buck youll find as a professional.

I'm usually too lazy to switch over to my Gaming monitor for leisure use, but I will say thing thing holds up to strenuous gaming as well!

Cons: As a professional panel this thing does generate some heat, nothing that would damage the panel. But like all high end electronics, its to be expected.

HPs support for this monitor is almost NON-EXISTENT! I bought this monitor without a stand, and it took me 2 weeks to track down just the PART NUMBER for the correct stand. Then it took another month to order the stand from a HP distributor not even connected to the actual HP company. The HP website is absolutely useless.

Other Thoughts: This is a superb product, and I'd buy one again if 4k Displays with 99-100% color-space weren't being released right now. Im going to use this thing until the day it falls apart and I have to order a new 4k display.

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  • Patricia N.
  • 7/27/2012 8:55:00 PM
  • Tech Level: Low
  • Ownership: less than 1 day

1 out of 5 eggs

Pros: good quality and every thing else

Cons: who wants to spend 3 grand on a moniter as good as oll of the others?

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  • Sean P.
  • 3/31/2012 8:35:12 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year

4 out of 5 eggsGreat monitor for professionals

Pros: Amazing color when calibrated. Response time good enough for gaming. Holds up well after over a year of ownership.

Cons: Super expensive. Don't buy this if you are not going to calibrate it and use it professional. Other reviewer's comment about black levels and brightness are accurate.

Other Thoughts: I bought this for gaming because I wanted a color accurate LED screen. It works great but in retrospect if you do not have a professional purpose for this monitor, purchase something cheaper. I think I ordered this directly from HP at the time. Newegg has not always carried it.

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4 out of 5 eggsStill limited by LCD technology

Pros: •30-bit IPS LCD panel (1 billion colors allow you to see things in images you never noticed before, though in many cases the monitor's gamut far exceeds that of the source images)
•Built-in calibration profiles are pretty much dead-on accurate for bringing the monitor's gamut into alignment with the destination's colorspace
•Price compared to other 30-bit LCD monitors (which are not available from Newegg, though they don't have to be since people who know enough about them know where to find them)

Cons: •HP's claimed CRT-comparable black-levels are artificial. They produced by dimming the back-light, in much the same way that many manufacturers use to cheat with the Dynamic Contrast Ratios they advertise for their TN-panel monitors to achieve inflated numbers of over 30,000:1 when the true panel contrast itself is more like 700:1. HP doesn't make those claims for this monitor, thankfully, as it is true 1000:1. But in the end it is still the same sort of trickery. While the black levels and the visible definition in dark images is impeccable, it is not quite capable of the same dark-level definition in images with a very broad range of lighting.
•Still very pricey if you aren't in a position to use it to it's full potential. I remember reading a review on Newegg a while back (I guess it was on an older version or something) from a doctor who used it for medical imaging. I suppose that the super-fine color accuracy would help in something like an MRI or when looking for strains ofcance

Other Thoughts: I should make it clear that I do NOT own this monitor. I was using it in the school's imaging lab, and was very impressed with it.

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  • S S.
  • 5/11/2010 9:34:50 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month

4 out of 5 eggsDreamColor Monitor

Pros: This is a beautiful monitor. I’m a nature photographer and work almost exclusively in Adobe RGB. This monitors built in profile is a real plus. In addition, the LED backlighting and IPS panel make for wonderful viewing for photo editing My previous monitor was an HP LP2465 which my wife is now using and loves. I did not compare the LP2480zx with other high end monitors before purchasing so I won’t comment in that regard. I picked this monitor based on HP’s usually good quality products and my experience with the LP2465. The LP2480zx monitor is easy to setup with multiple video connection options.

Cons: Not sure what usefulness the display assistant software is so after some experimentation I have stopped loading it. HP’s manual doesn’t provide much information other than setup and connection diagrams. I could have figured that stuff out without the manual. This monitor can only be profiled using the DreamColor Advanced Profiling Solution (APS) so add an additional $350 to the price tag. I already owned X-Rite’s EZColor but the monitor OSD doesn’t provide individual adjustments for color, contrast, and brightness in a way that worked with EZColor. I purchased the APS package but the software wouldn’t load using Windows 7 64bit. Once you get the APS to work it’s easy to update through the application. However, X-Rite doesn’t list the HP APS on their site even though the software and colorimeter are made by them. After a long Google search I found a link to an update at X-Rite. After installing the update, I couldn’t profile the monitor because I kept getting a message that the USB hub

Other Thoughts: HP has very little information on their site regarding support for this monitor and its profiling kit. I admit I went through a lot of struggles and frustration to get the monitor profiled but now I’m very pleased with it. Hopefully this information will assist others who are interested in purchasing the LP2480zx. My review is not meant to discourage.

My System: ASUS P5K3-delux, Windows 7 64bit, 8GB RAM, 2.4 GHz Intel Quad Core processor.

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